Transformation, a symposium on innovative health-care delivery

November 07, 2007

WHAT: Transformation, A Symposium on Innovative Health Care Delivery, hosted by Mayo Clinic Department of Medicine. This invitation-only event offers attendees the opportunity to hear new ideas, share thoughts and insights about the future of health care delivery and explore new models of care. Note: due to space restrictions, this event is open only to attendees and by invitation only to the news media.

Participants will discuss the capabilities needed for changing the physicians' practice of medicine and designing care services to successfully address patients' needs. Three themes -- Innovative, Health Care, and Delivery -- will be discussed in a panel format. Audience participation will be encouraged.

WHERE: Phillips Hall (1st Floor), Siebens Building, 100 Second Avenue S.W., Rochester, Minn.

WHEN: Monday, Nov. 12, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Nov. 13, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Media credentialing begins at 8 a.m. each day.

WHO: Larry Keeley, Co-founder and President, Doblin Group Inc.
Jane Fulton Suri, Managing Partner and Chief Creative Officer, IDEO
Tom Dierking, Global Design Director, Procter and Gamble Co.
Rushika Fernandopulle, M.D., Co-founder, Renaissance Health, Massachusetts General Hospital
Keith Strier, Principal, Deloitte Consulting
Mark Buchalter, Lead, IDEO's Smart Space Practice
Aayse McCracken, Former President, Texas Children's Pediatric Associates
Michael Howe, CEO, MinuteClinic
Mark Banks, M.D., CEO, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
MaryAnn Stump, Senior Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer,
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
Mark Greiner, Senior VP, WorkSpace Futures and Brand EXPeriences, Steelcase
Moderators: Nicholas LaRusso, M.D., Chair; Doug Wood, M.D., Vice Chair; Barbara Spurrier, Administrator, Mayo Clinic Department of Medicine
NOTE: An audio bridge for remote access and a media support room with wireless Internet access will be provided. Mayo Clinic media relations staff will be available to assist in arranging moderator, panelist, presenter and patient interviews. Please call 507-284-5005 to reserve space. Additional information on the conference can be obtained at

Mayo Clinic

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